Embargo Date: Sales Start Date: Target Market: 24th January 2008 (04.00AM GMT) March 2008 Amateur Photographers Key Features in Importance Order: • 12.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor • 3.5 frames per second continuous shooting • 9-point wide-area AF with f/2.8 cross-type centre point • EOS Integrated Cleaning System The EOS 450D is a new addition to Canon's Digital SLR range. Canon's Digital SLR range consists of the following products: EOS-1Ds Mark III, EOS-1D Mark III, EOS 5D, EOS 40D, EOS 450D, EOS 400D • 3.0" LCD with Live View mode • 14-bit processing and DIGIC III for enhanced speed and image quality • Large, bright viewfinder • Customisable Picture Style image processing options • Compact and lightweight body • Digital Photo Professional RAW processing software • Compatible with all Canon EF and EF-S lenses and Speedlite EX flashes Product Name Mercury Code EAN Code Recommended Retail Price EOS 450D Body Kit Black 2758B009AA 8714574516707 £599.99 / €899.99 EOS 450D 18-55 IS Lens Kit Black 2758B014AA 8714574516752 £679.99 / €999.99 What’s in the box (Body Kit Black): EOS 450D (Black) Body, Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-100DBIII, Battery Charger LC-E5E, Power Cord, Battery Pack LP-E5, Battery Cover, Video Cable VC-100, Interface Cable IFC-200U What’s in the box (18-55 IS Lens Kit Black): EOS 450D (Black) Body, Eyecup Ef, Camera Cover R-F-3, Wide Strap EW-100DBIII, Battery Charger LC-E5E, Power Cord, Battery Pack LP-E5, Battery Cover, Video Cable VC-100, Interface Cable IFC-200U, EF-S 18-55mm 1:3.5-5.6 IS, Lens Dust Cap E-58, Lens Dust Cap E, Promotional Tag (First 3 months) Accessories Mercury Code EAN Code Battery Pack (LP-E5) 3039B001AA 4960999612225 Battery Charger (LC-E5E) 3048B001AA 4960999612478 AC Adapter Kit (ACK-E5) 3071B003AA 4960999613079 DC Coupler (DR-E5) 3072B001AA 4960999613116 Accessories Mercury Code EAN Code Car Battery Charger (CBC-E5) 3051B001AA 4960999612485 Battery Grip (BG-E5) 3052B001AA 4960999612546 Wide Strap (EW-100DBIII) 3055B001AA 4960999612553 2748B002AA 4960999612560 3069B001AA 4960999613130 Case (EH19-L) Eyepiece Extender (EP-EX15II) Technical Specifications IMAGE SENSOR Type Effective Pixels Total Pixels Aspect Ratio Low-Pass Filter Colour Filter Type IMAGE PROCESSOR Type LENS Lens Mount Focal Length FOCUSING Type AF System/Points AF Working Range AF Modes AF Point Selection Selected AF Point Display Predictive AF AF Lock AF Assist Beam Manual Focus EXPOSURE CONTROL Metering Modes Metering Range AE Lock Exposure Compensation AEB ISO Speed Equivalent SHUTTER Type Speed Shutter Release WHITE BALANCE Type Settings 22.2 x 14.8mm CMOS Approx. 12.2M Approx. 12.4M 3:2 Built-in/Fixed with Self Cleaning Sensor Unit Primary Colour DIGIC III EF/EF-S 1.6x Multiplication with EF lens fitted TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor 9 AF points (Cross type f/2.8 at centre) EV -0.5-18 (at 23°C & ISO100) AI Focus, One Shot, AI Servo Automatic selection, Manual selection Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor Yes Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode Intermittent firing of built-in flash Selected on lens TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC 1. Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points) 2. Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder) 3. Spot metering at center (approx. 4% of viewfinder) 4. Center weighted average metering EV 1-20 (at 23°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100) Auto: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved Manual: By AE lock button in creative zone modes +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments AUTO(100-800), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (in 1/3-stop increments) ISO 200-1600 in Highlight Tone Priority (C.Fn II -3) Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter 30-1/4000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments), Bulb (Total shutter speed range. Available range varies by shooting mode) Soft touch electromagnetic release Auto white balance with the imaging sensor AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom. White balance compensation: 1. Blue/Amber +/-9 2. Magenta/ Green +/-9 WHITE BALANCE (CONTINUED) WB Bracketing COLOUR MATRIX Type VIEWFINDER Viewfinder Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Magnification Eyepoint Dioptre Correction Focusing Screen Mirror Viewfinder Information Depth of Field Preview Eyepiece shutter LCD MONITOR Monitor Coverage Brightness FLASH Modes HotShoe/PC Terminal X-sync Red-eye Reduction Flash Exposure Compensation Flash Exposure Bracketing Flash Exposure Lock Second Curtain Synchronisation Built-in Flash Range Guide Number (ISO 100, meters) External Flash SHOOTING Modes Photo Effects Drive Modes Continuous Shooting +/-3 levels in single level increments 3 bracketed images per shutter release. Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/ Green bias Two types of colour space, sRGB and Adobe RGB Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror) Approx. 95% 0.87x 1 Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens center) -3 to +1 m -1 (dioptre) Fixed Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60) AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), exposure information (shutter speed, aperture value, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level/compensation, spot metering circle, exposure warning, AEB), flash information (flash ready, high-speed sync, FE lock, flash exposure compensation, red-eye reduction light), white balance correction, SD card information, monochrome shooting, maximum burst YES On strap 3.0" TFT, approx. 230K dots Live View Mode with selectable grid Approx. 100% Adjustable to one of seven levels Auto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction YES / NO 1/200sec YES +/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments Yes Yes Yes Coverage up to 17mm focal length (27mm equivalent) 13 E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites, wireless multi-flash support Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Program AE , Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP Monochrome (selected from the "Picture Style" menu) with options for Filters and Toning Effects. Single/Continuous Max. Approx. 3.5fps. (speed maintained for up to 53 images (JPEG) 2, 6 images (RAW) 3 Technical Specifications (Cont.) RECORDING PIXELS/ COMPRESSION Image Size Compression FILE FORMAT Still Image Format RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording File Numbering Processing Parameters DIRECT PRINT Canon Printers PictBridge OTHER FEATURES Custom Functions LCD Panel (EL) Illumination Water/Dust Resistance My Camera Sound Memo Intelligent Orientation Sensor Histogram Playback Zoom Display Formats Image Erase Protection Image Erase Self Timer Menu Categories Menu Languages Firmware Update INTERFACE Computer Other MEMORY CARD Type SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM PC & Macintosh (LF) 4272x2848, (LN) 4272x2848, (MF) 3088x2056, (MN) 3088x2056, (SF) 2256x1504, (SN) 2256x1504, (RAW) 4272x2848 Fine, Normal, RAW (14bit, Canon original RAW 2nd edition) SOFTWARE Browsing & Printing Other JPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system (2.0), Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant Yes (RAW + Large JPEG only) Drivers Image Manipulation 1. Consecutive numbering 2. Auto reset 3. Manual reset 6 Preset 'Picture Styles' with 3 User defined settings POWER SOURCE Batteries Battery Life Battery Check Power Saving A/C Power Supply Canon SELPHY Printers, Bubble Jet Printers with the direct print function and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge YES 13 Custom Functions with 34 settings N/A NO NO NO YES Brightness: YES RGB: YES 1.5x - 10x 1. Single image with information (2 levels) 2. Single image 3. 4 image index 4. 9 image index 5. Jump Display Erase protection of one image at a time Single image, All images on card, Checkmarked images, Unprotected images Approx. 2 or 10 sec. 1. Shooting menu 2. Playback menu 3. Setup menu 4. My Menu English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Czech Update possible by the user USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B) Video output (PAL/ NTSC) SD card, SDHC card ACCESSORIES General Lenses Flash Battery Grip Remote Controller/Switch Power Supply & Battery Chargers PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS Body Materials Operating Environment Dimensions (W x H x D) Weight (body only) 1 2 3 4 Windows 2000 (SP4) / XP (SP2) / Vista (excl. Starter Edition) OS X v10.3-10.4 ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser PhotoStitch, EOS Utility (inc. Remote Capture, Original Data Security Tools*) * Requires optional accessory PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000 ) Digital Photo Professional (RAW Image Processing) 1 x Rechargeable Li-ion Battery LP-E5 Approx. 500 (at 23°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) 4 Approx. 400 (at 0°C, AE 50%, FE 50%) Automatic Power turns off after 30sec or 1, 2, 4, 8 or 15mins. Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-E5 Eyecup Ef, Eyepiece Extender EP-EX15II, Angle Finder C, Semi-Hard Case EH18-L All EF and EF-S lenses Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 430EX, 550EX, 580EX, 580EX II, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2) BG-E5 Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 AC Adapter Kit ACK-E5, Battery charger LC-E5E, Car Battery charger CBC-E5, Battery Pack LP-E5 Stainless Steel/Plastic 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity 128.8 x 97.5 x 61.9 mm Approx. 475g with 50mm lens at infinity, -1m-1 dpt Large/Fine resolution100 Based on Canon's testing conditions with 1GB memory card JPEG quality 8, ISO 100, Standard Picture Style. Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand and capacity, image recording quality, ISO speed, drive mode, Picture Style, Custom functions etc. Based on the CIPA Standard and using the batteries and memory card format supplied with the camera, except where indicated All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated. Specifications are subject to change without notice. ™ and ®: All company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers in their markets and/or countries.